Analysis & Design Software for Drilling Structures

3D Finite Element Analysis and Design

Structural engineering FEA software RFEM is the basis of a modular software system. RFEM is used to define structures, materials, and loads for planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells and members. The program also allows you to create combined structures as well as model solid and contact elements.

Analysis & Design of Frame/Beam/Truss Structures

Structural frame analysis and design software RSTAB contains a similar range of functions as RFEM, with special attention to beam, frame and truss structures. Therefore, it is very easy to use and for many years it has been the best choice for structural engineers.

Add-on Modules for Drilling Structure Designs

For structural analysis of drilling structures, find more useful add-on modules under the Steel Structures industry.

Knowledge Base | Drilling Structures

  1. Cable on Pulleys

    Cable on Pulleys

    In RFEM, you have the option to create and analyze cables using sheaves. For this, use the ‘Cable on Pulleys’ member type. It is ideal for pulley systems, where the longitudinal forces are transferred via sheaves.

  2. Displaying Stress Components and Equivalent Stresses

    Displaying Stress Components and Equivalent Stresses

    RFEM 5.04.xx allows for graphical visualization of normal and shear stress of members (this feature is available only if the RF‑STEEL add‑on module is licensed).

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Screenshots and Application Examples | Drilling Structures